Giovanni is one of the main antagonists in the Pokemon series and the leader of Team Rocket.

He debuted in the first Pokemon Games ( Red Blue Yellow) in 1996 and returned in the remakes FireRed and LeafGreen as well as in Pokemon HheartGold and SoulSilver  (2009) and Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 in 2012.

He is the only character in the game with the Trainer Class “Boss”

Giovanni from Pokemon on Game-Art-HQ


Giovanni from the Pokémon Games: an Overview

Charactername: Giovanni   Developed /Created by Nintendo / Game Freak
Gameseries: Pokémon    First seen on: Game Boy 
First Game:     Year first seen in: 1996 
Last Game:     Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Antagonist   Weapons or Martial Arts Style:  
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters:  
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Giovanni

Giovanni Pokemon FireRed and LeafGreen Art

Pokemon FireRed and LeafGreen (2004)

Giovanni Pokemon 1st Gen Pokemon Red and Blue Original Art

Pokemon Red and Blue (1996)




Giovanni in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Giovanni the Team Rocket Boss from Pokemon Villains Art Challenge  

Giovanni was picked for our Video game Villains Art Challenge in January 2015, he was drawn by Sire Jan Black



Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Giovanni

Giovanni Pokemon Trainer Portrait Series

by EternaLegend




Updates and Additions in Giovanni’s Game Art Gallery and Overview

10.12.2016 – Giovanni Art by EL added



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